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Mr. Dennis Lee Seng Jin, CEO of Samson Paper Garners "Directors of the Year Awards 2019" from The Hong Kong Institute of Directors

HONG KONG, Nov 29, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - Mr. Dennis Lee Seng Jin, Chief Executive Officer of Samson Paper Holdings Limited ("Samson Paper", and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") (stock code: 0731), has been awarded "Directors of the Year Awards 2019" (Listed Companies - Executive Directors) by The Hong Kong Institute of Directors ("HKIoD"). The award acknowledges his outstanding performance in leading the Group in business transformation and development and also recognises his engagement of new ideas in corporate governance practices and value building, as well as his effort and contribution in enhancing the efficiency of corporate governance.



Mr. Dennis Lee Seng Jin (right), Chief Executive Officer of Samson Paper, receives the Award from Ir Edmund K H Leung SBS OBE JP (left), Council Deputy Chairman, HKIoD.



The Directors of the Year Awards 2019 is organized by HKIoD, aiming to recognize outstanding boards and directors, to publicise the significance of good corporate governance and to promote good corporate governance and professionalism among directors. This year's main theme is "Embracing Innovation for Sustainable Growth". The award winners are selected through a stringent set of procedures. As the first-of-the-kind in Asia, the Directors of the Year Awards has become an annual honor with strong influence in the society.

Mr. Lee said, "Over the years, Samson Paper has developed into a multi-national company with diversified portfolios that encompasses paper manufacturing, FMCG and property development businesses. I believe that we have managed to keep up with shifting megatrends in this highly competitive environment because we have been proactively innovating our operational strategies, implementing stringent accountability frameworks, and always ensuring compliance to our rigorous risk management standards across the board. This award is a huge encouragement for the Group and myself. We will continue to work together to manage business risks in the turbulent market and preserve the Group's competitive capabilities. We are certain that Samson Paper will continually innovate to create new and sustainable income sources, while always upholding the gold standard of corporate governance."

About Samson Paper Holdings Limited (Stock code: 0731)
Samson Paper is the largest paper merchant in Hong Kong. It has over 20 sales offices in major coastal industrial and inland cities in the PRC, and branches in Singapore, Korea and Malaysia, helping it distribute products of over 100 global paper brands. Building on its solid foundation, the Group has been evolving, turning itself from a paper trader into an integrated distribution services provider with capability in diverse business pursuits including paper manufacturing, trading, logistics solution, property development and investment, wholesale and franchise distribution.

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Website: http://www.sprg.com.hk



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